Trump Weighs Military Options Against Iran

What’s on tap today: The United States weighs all options, including military force, after attacks on tankers near the Persian Gulf, the United States readies cyberattacks on the Russian grid, and Turkey displays a mock-up of its own fighter jet a week after the Pentagon announced new steps to cut Ankara out of the F-35 program.

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More U.S. Troops to Persian Gulf?

All options on the table. The United States is weighing its next steps in what appears to be turning into a shadow war with Iran. As part of an effort to rally foreign leaders, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the Trump administration is considering “a full range of options” after blaming Tehran for the latest attacks on oil tankers

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